|Santa Inferno - Wonderland of Smut [IA003] - Santa Inferno|
What's astounding about Santa Inferno's debut is that not only is every song unique, each one is a pop masterpiece. This is a band that refuses to take the road most traveled, but does not renounce harmony and melody for mere outlandishness. They deftly circumvent pigeonholing, marrying that tireless inventiveness to unrelentingly contagious songwriting. Here is a group possessed by the muse but not at her mercy; drunk with their own power yet never corrupted by it...
Keywords: Cult; Disco; Folk/Rock; Indie; Pop; Poptronica
Downloads: 9,886 (1 review)
|C.J. Pizarro - Tits of America [ia005] - C.J. Pizarro|
In the Half Japanese documentary, The Band That Would Be King, Penn Jillette of Penn and Teller lamented the fact that no music had been able to surprise him since he'd first heard Elvis as a child (though Half Japanese, he conceded, came close). He obviously hadn't heard Tits of America. With more surprise!s than the most popular girl's surprise birthday party, this 21-minute epic careens through styles, genres, melodies, and sonic experimentation like a hunted animal scurrying through the unde...
Keywords: Alternative; Avantgarde; Electronic; Folk/Rock; Indie; Pop; Beyond Classification
Downloads: 3,339 (1 review)
|Santa Inferno - Desert Music [ia007] - Santa Inferno|
From the opening exhortation of "Let me hear those drums, motherfucker!" Santa Inferno's sophomore release for Imaginary Albums unleashes an unrelenting torrent of teeth-achingly memorable melodies, ass-shakingly irresistable rhythms, and heart-palpitatingly wonderful weirdness. Where Wonderland of Smut was, for lack of a more evocative categorization, a pop album breathtaking in its variety, Desert Music is a rock album whose energy, exuberance, and raw beauty leave you gasping for more...
Keywords: Acoustic; Alt. Rock; Folk/Rock; Grunge; Hard Rock; Psychedelic Rock; Rock & Roll; Emo; Experimental; Eclectic Rock
Downloads: 10,486 (3 reviews)